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The Law Revolt: Volume 1- Criminal

By: BELLI, Melvin M.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Belleville, Illinois, Trial Lawyers Service Co.: 1968

Stock No.: 77601


Volume I only of a two-volume set. Noted flamboyant trial lawyer's summary of numerous notable cases in which he clarifies various points of law. With legal citations. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with author image and titling in gilt, and published on heavy, high-gloss papers. Jacket with b&w photo of the author on front. --- With black specks at endpapers; else a bright copy. Jacket with quite a bit of rubbing; otherwise in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info

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The Spirit of Laws (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: Charles de Secondat, Baron de MONTESQUIEU

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1984

Stock No.: 81387


A deluxe leatherbound reprint edition offering an English-language version of the famous work by Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (usually referred to simply as 'Montesquieu'). This work has been described as being concerned with "political theory and comparative laws", and first appeared in 1748. Translated from the French by Thomas Nugent. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the... View more info

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Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge

By: FERREN, John M.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79107


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author, a senior judge on the D.C. Court of Appeals, has compiled this comprehensive biography of Wiley Rutledge, the Coloradoan who served as an associate justice of the U. S. Supreme Court from 1943 to 1949. With numerous black & white plates depicting people and events from his life. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features colorized portrait of Ju... View more info

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The Oxford Book of Legal Anecdotes

By: GILBERT, Michael (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1986

Stock No.: 78648


An amusing collections of tidbits drawn from those involved in the courtrooms over a span of 250 years: lawyers, witnesses, criminals and clerks. --- In navy textured paper-covered hardcovers w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket w/color wrap-around illustration 'Bench and Bar' by Stuff. --- Gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy though with a little spine lean. Jacket with a few creases at extremities; oth... View more info

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The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

By: HALL, Kermit L. (editor in chief)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1992

Stock No.: 77635


7th printing. A hefty compedium of informative data about the court, presented encyclopedia-style. With numerous illustrations and photos. In full navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine. --- A bright, firm copy but with a couple of fingerprint smudges at endpapers. Jacket with very light wrinkling at edges; else in nice shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xx, 1032 pages View more info

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The Dissenting Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes

By: HOLMES Jr., Oliver Wendell; LIEF, Alfred (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1929

Stock No.: 79897


Stated sixth printing. A selection of Mr. Justice Holmes' dissenting opinions as a Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court. The opinions are arranged and with introductory notes by Alfred Lief, and with a foreword by Dr. George W. Kirchwey. With black and white frontis portrait of Holmes. --- In full black buckram boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling and rules; pale blue topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with prior owner's bookplate affixed... View more info

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Brandeis: A Free Man's Life

By: MASON, Alpheus Thomas

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1946

Stock No.: 78581


Stated third printing, 1946. A hefty, authorized biography of the noted American lawyer and Supreme Court justice. With b&w plates scattered throughout. Indexed. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy though with ever-so-slightly yellowed leaves.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 713 pages View more info

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Rumpole and the Primrose Path

By: MORTIMER, John

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2003

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 79511


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Six stories featuring the author's character, the grouchy London barrister Horace Rumpole. --- In blue and white paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with Daniel Adel illustration on cover, unclipped $24.95 price on flap. --- With bookseller markings to front free endpaper, volume is otherwise clean, unmarked and sound. Bright dust jacket with minor soiling and a blemish t... View more info

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law

By: POUND, Roscoe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1950

Stock No.: 79103


Stated eighth printing, February 1950, of a work first published in 1922. The text is a written version of lectures at the Yale Law School by the author. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with spine titling in black. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A good only copy, with prior owner's signature, personal data on front paste-down. The book has penciled notations throughout; is otherwise sound and intact.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 318 pages View more info

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The Province and Function of Law: Law as Logic, Justice and Social Control; A Study in Jurisprudence

By: STONE, Julius

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts,, Harvard University Press: 1950

Stock No.: 78770


Stated Second Printing. From the dust jacket: "A comprehensive survey of the common law . . . heavily documented with cases, statutes and legal writings on England, the Dominions and the United States." With lengthy table of cases at front of volume and wide-ranging list of works cited and index at rear of volume. Small trove of student's notes and flier on Ethics laid in. --- In dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume printed in Au... View more info

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Justice as Translation: An Essay in Cultural and Legal Criticism

By: WHITE, James Boyd

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Chicago, The University Of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78930


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A scholarly work by University of Michigan law and English language/literature professor which examines the literary meanings of legal and cultural texts in this literary criticism. --- In grey paper-covered boards backed in charcoal cloth, w/titling silver-stamped on spine. In simple grey and black dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, undamaged copy in similar jacket.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi... View more info

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From Expectation to Experience: Essays on Law and Legal Education

By: WHITE, James Boyd

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79129


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The noted legal scholar's collection of essays, which analyze the law as a system for the creation of meaning. With warm inscription on front free endpaper, signed by the author. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards spine titling stamped in silver. --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking apparent damages, in similar jacket.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xi, 194 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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An Abridgement of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. To Which is Added An Appendix, Containing Some General Rules and Directions Necessary to be Known and Observed By All Justices of the Peace.

By: [BURN, Richard]

Price: $1,575.00

Publisher: Boston, Joseph Greenleaf: 1773

Stock No.: 77797


A well-preserved relic from pre-Revolutionary Massachusetts Bay colony, summarizing the principal laws and defining legal terms of the time. The entries are presented in alphabetical order, from 'accessory' to 'woman'. In his introduction, the publisher has taken pains to explain that regulations specific to England and Scotland have been removed and that this is a book intended for use by Americans. Page 345 mis-numbered as 145. Appendix with general rules, directions a... View more info